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Next on News 7 at 5, gunfire in a parliament building ... and the gunmen are still holed up inside.
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And a woman pleads guilty to selling drugs, inside her day care center.
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Wrapping up the October forecasts with pleasant days and chilly nights. The numbers just ahead.

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On health check -- Meningitis vaccinations at Virginia Tech. Tonya has a live report.
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And 150 wireless phones for at- risk seniors throughout the region .. in hopes it will help when they need help.

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Pictures from inside the Armenian parliament- where gunmen opened fire killing the Prime Minister and several top officials.
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Good Evening.
The crisis in Armenia is not over yet- The gunmen are holed up inside the Parliament building- holding dozens of hostages.
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The videotape from inside Parliaments show how it all began- gunmen with automatic weapons began firing- killing Armenia's Prime Minister and six others.
A reporter who was in the chamber says the gunmen announced a coup and said they were going to punish authorities for what they did to the nation.
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((WE'RE NOT SURE WHO'S RESPONSIBLE. THE SITUATION IS ONGOING)) [BUTT TO] ((JAMES RUBIN/STATE DEPT. SPOKESMAN: AS WE UNDERSTAND IT THE PERPETRATORS REMAIN BLOCKED IN PARLIAMENT AND ARE HOLDING THOSE PRESENT WHO THEY HAVE NOT ALREADY KILLED HOSTAGE.))
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The gunmen are now demanding to speak to the nation- and they're demanding a helicopter.
Hundreds of police and soldiers are surrounding the building.
Officials say a mobile television studio has been taken to the building.
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The first major debate of the two-thousand presidential campaign is set for tonight in Hanover New Hampshire.
Al Gore and Bill Bradley go face-to-face, and as Bobbi Harley reports, both hope to boost their image .. and their chances of winning.
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(((LOCATOR: HANOVER, NH)

THIS USUALLY QUIET MAIN STREET - NOW HIGH GEAR INTO THE MAINSTREAM - ITS NEW HAMPSHIRE AND THIS IS POLITICS.

NAT SOT - BRADLEY, BRADLEY (CHEERING AT RALLY)
NAT SOT - GORE IS MORE, GORE IS MORE (CHEERING AT RALLY)



VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE AND FORMER U-S SENATOR BILL BRADLEY -- MOST POLLS HAVE THEM RUNNING NECK AND NECK FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE - TALK TO THE VOTERS - ITS EASY TO UNDERSTAND WHY.

SOT - - Its a tough decision. I

haven't made that decision yet, but I will be voting for one of them, I just don't know which one it will be yet.

EACH HOPES THEIR FIRST EVENT TOGETHER - A DEBATE SET FOR TONIGHT AT DARTMOUTH COLLEGE - WILL MAKE UP SOME MINDS.
WHILE THE CANDIDATES STOMPED THE STREETS DURING THE DAY.
NAT - BRADLEY - GOOD LUCK, THANK YOU NAT - GORE

REPUBLICANS IN A NATIONAL COMMERCIAL ALREADY POKED FUN AT JUST WHAT THE TWO WILL DEBATE ABOUT.
NAT - COMMERCIAL - THIS IS A DISASTER. WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO THESE GUYS AGREE ON EVERYTHING

BUT IN REALITY - PEOPLE HERE WILL FOCUS ON JUST WHAT SETS THEM APART.


SOT - - I have to wait and see

what they say, and Ill watch T.V. tonight.
HARLEY STANDUP - RE: DEBATE PARTICULARS ))

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A showdown on Capitol Hill today- but it wasn't between Democrats and Republicans- but rather Senator Jesse Helms and women from Congress.
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It started when several congresswomen disrupted proceedings on China.
They wanted to present him with a letter supporting a treaty against sexual discrimination.
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((MR. SENATOR WE HAVE SOMETHING FROM THE WOMEN FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRENTATIVES.)) [BUTT TO 15:03:32] ((SEN. JESSE HELMS/R- SOUTH CAROLINA: YOU'RE OUT OF ORDER. YOU KNOW YOU'RE OUT OF ORDER AND I WOULD NOT BE DISRESPECTFUL TO YOU WHERE YOU WORK.))
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Helms ordered Capitol Police to throw the women out.
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((THE ONLY REASON WE TOOK THIS ROUTE IS WE HAD NO OTHER WAY OF SEEING HIM.))
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President Clinton submitted the treaty to the Senate in 1994 but Helms has yet to schedule hearings on the issue or submitted the treaty to the full Senate for a vote.
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Colorado's governor has decided against appointing a special prosecutor to investigate the murder of JonBenet Ramsey.
Governor Bill Owens says it's better to let those who are investigating the case continue, instead of starting over from scratch.


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A woman who was selling drugs out of a daycare center in Bedford County pleaded guilty to drug possession charges today.
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36-year old Monica Farmer was arrested last April when deputies raided her home in Big Island.
Prosecutors say Farmer was selling L-S-D while she cared for up to a dozen children.. but it was her husband who pressured both her and her son David Underwood into it.
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Traffic is back to normal on 460 in Roanoke County today. It was just about this time yesterday that a tanker accident forced police to close a section of the road.
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Hazmat crews needed several hours yesterday to clean up diesel fuel after this tanker flipped over while turning off of 460 onto Cloverdale Road.
Some of the fuel leaked into a section of Glade Creek but officials were able to contain the spill and clean it up.
Authorities have charged the driver of the tanker with reckless driving.
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Still to come on the newscast, investigators literally dig deeper for clues, where Payne Stewart's Lear Jet went down.
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Then a happier plane story, your chance to see this fighting relic from the 40's.
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On Health check, the reason behind meningitis vaccinations. Tonya reports live from the Tech campus.
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Crash investigators are removing pieces of the Lear Jet that crashed into rural South Dakota Monday, killing golfer Payne Stewart and five others.
Drew Levinson is in South Dakota, with the latest.

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((EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THEY TOOK PIECES OF THE DOOMED LEARJET FROM THE CRASH SITE TO THE LOCAL AIRPORT. THERE, INVESTIGATORS WILL TAKE A CLOSER AT THE WRECKAGE. THEY WANT TO KNOW WHY THE PLANE TRAVELED FOR FOURS HOURS, HALFWAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITHOUT A PILOT.

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THIS WAS THE FIRST DAY INVESTIGATORS STARTED REMOVING DEBRIS FROM INSIDE THE 10 FOOT CRATER IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS SOUTH DAKOTA COW PASTURE.

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140649 I've heard its been characterized as a bit of a rough archeological dig . And that is kinda what it is, we are going layer by layer.
SO FAR THEY'VE RECOVERED BOTH ENGINES, AS WELL AS SEVERAL OXYGEN MASKS.
INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE SOMETHING CAUSED THE CABIN TO DEPRESSURIZE-KNOCKING OUT THE PILOTS AND THE FOUR PASSENGERS.-- THE MASKS MAY PROVIDE SIGNIFICANT CLUES.

(SOT, BENZON, they are activated by pulling them which breaks a little

valve or a wire or something up there and if all of them that we find happen to have broken wires, that's a pretty good indication that they were deployed.)

(STANDUP DREW LEVINSON/CBS NEWS)

But what they really want is the cockpit voice recorder. Though they don't think they will hear any voices-- they may be able to pick up noises such as switch movements and engine sounds-sounds that may lead them to the cause of this accident. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Mina, South Dakota.))

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More than 18-thousand were made, but just one is still flying..
The B-24 was the work horse of America's bombing squadrons during World War Two, and now you have a chance to see one up close.
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Two vintage war planes landed at Lynchburg General Airport this afternoon.. the B-24 and a B-17, which saw action over Europe.
The visit was organized by the non- profit Collings Foundation which owns the planes.
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((ROB COLLINGS/B-24 PILOT: IT'S A VERY IMPORTANT HISTORY LESSON, WHEN YOU CONSIDER THAT THIS B-24 IS THE LAST ONE FLYING TODAY, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GET THIS HISTORY LESSON ANYWHERE ELSE. BUT IT'S EVEN BETTER THAN JUST SEEING THE AIRPLANE AND SEEING IT FLY, AND GETTING A CHANCE TO GO INSIDE, YOU CAN ACTUALLY MEET A LOT OF THE VETS WHO ARE OUT HERE WHO WERE
THOSE 18, 19= YEAR- OLD KIDS DURING THE WAR.))
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The planes will be in Lynchburg through Friday afternoon.
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Junior Brown is debuting a new album, not to mention performing tonight in Blacksburg, and Patrick Evans has a preview coming up...
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Country artist Junior Brown has a style so different, he had to build his own special guitar.
This evening, audiences in Blacksburg will enjoy a live performance by Brown at the Lyric Theater, which continues to draw an eclectic crowd of performers.
Patrick Evans has the story.
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Hometown Hoops weekly visits the top of the Three Rivers ladder. That's still ahead on News 7 at 5.
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Panic and public hysteria usually accompany one or two cases of meningitis on college campuses. One Virginia university is trying to prevent that.
A major meningitis immunization is taking place on the campus of Virginia Tech today.
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Tonya Flory is there and join us now -- Tonya, why are health officials focusing on meningitis -- why is it so important?
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The homebound elderly often suffer abuse and neglect at the hands of those who promised to take care of them.
And when it happens, it's rarely reported.
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But U-S Cellular's "S.A.F.E." program is hoping to make calling for help a lot easier.
The company is donating 150 wireless phones for distribution to at-risk seniors throughout Roanoke, Lynchburg, and the New River Valley.
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((SUSAN WILLIAMS/LOA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'LL BE A PERSON WHO IS VULNERABLE, WHO IS AT HOME AND MAY BE HOMEBOUND AND HAS A FAMILY OR AN OUTSIDE CAREGIVER AND SOMETHING IS GOING ON THERE-- THEY'RE BRUISING, THEY'RE NOT GETTING THEIR MEDICATION, SUFFERING FROM MALNUTRITION.))
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((DANA DORCAS/U.S. CELLULAR: IT GIVES THEM THE FREEDOM. THE PHONE CAN GO EVERYWHERE THEY GO AND I THINK IT GIVES THEM A FEELING OF SAFETY AND SECURITY.))
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Seniors will also be educated on HOW to use the pre- programmed cell-phone.
To reach a 9-1-1 operator, they'll be able to simply dial "1".





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Yesterday we told you about the dangers of obesity, today we have some advice on how to fight the problem.
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A new study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association says a high fiber diet fights fat.
It shows that young adults who eat at least 21 grams of fiber a day over a ten year period gained an average of eight pounds less than those who ate less fiber.
Even those people who ate more fat gained less weight when eating fiber.
You can get the recommended 20 to 25 grams of fiber a day by eating one bowl of high fiber cereal.
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Our midweek two minute ticker once again goes back to the high school basketball court for another installment of Hometown Hoops Weekly. Steve Mason has the x's and O's.
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((A top the Three Rivers District, Tracy Poff has not had this kind of season since 1991, his first year at Shawsville that produced a 20 and 4 record. Even more impressive, he is winning without Megan Forester, the school's all time leading scorer and 1998 all state selection. ((TRACY POFF/SHAWSVILLE HEAD COACH:)) His top gun is senior center T'Neece Ford. She scored 24 of Shawsville's 39 points against Floyd and is a work horse inside. ((T'NEECE FORD/SHAWSVILLE SENIOR CENTER:))
Another one of Poff's challenges he has met head on is developing team chemistry. He starts two two seniors, a pair of sophomores and one freshman. ((KATE CHILDRESS/SHAWSVILLE SOPHOMORE POINT GUARD:))
Defense has been another key for the Lady Shawnees, they hold teams to around 35 points a game on average and they are smart, on and off the court. The team maintains a 3.9 grade point average. The fans have always been supportive, and have come out this year to support Poff in full force.))
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Now that Atlanta is down three games to none in the World Series, many people say the Braves don't have a prayer.


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Sister Marian disagrees. She's praying extra hard that the Braves can make a miraculous comeback to win baseball's championship.
Problem is one of her fellow nuns is praying just as hard for the Yankees.
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((SISTER KEVIN-YANKEES FAN: WELL I JUST THINK THEY HAVE GREAT PLAYERS. THEY HAVE A GREAT MANAGER. THEY HAVE A LOT OF ZEAL. THEY'RE JUST READY TO WIN ALL THE TIME. SISTER MARIAN-BRAVES FAN: I THINK SHE IS LIVING IN A DREAM WORLD, BECAUSE THE BRAVES ARE COMING BACK AND WE'RE GOING TO FINISH IT HERE.))
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Even though they are on opposite sides of the ballpark, the nuns say they don't believe God has a problem with their friendly feud, just as long as the only jabs they throw are the verbal kind.
Still it makes you wonder who they would pull for if next year the Angels played the Padres.
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